Ehealth education methods to enhance oncology nurse, patient, and caregiver teaching

Ardith Z. Doorenbos, Min Kyeong Jang, Hongjin Li, Robin M. Lally

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BACKGROUND: eHealth can enhance the delivery of clinical cancer care by offering unique education opportunities for oncology nurses, patients, and family caregivers throughout the cancer trajectory. OBJECTIVES: This article reviews eHealth technology that can be applied to oncology education, such as mobile health applications, text messaging, web-based education, and audio-and videoconferencing. METHODS: Case studies provide exemplars of eHealth technologies used for delivering oncology education to nurses, patients, and caregivers. FINDINGS: By using eHealth technologies to obtain and provide education, oncology nurses are well positioned to improve the lives of patients and caregivers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)42-48
Number of pages7
JournalClinical journal of oncology nursing
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2020


  • EHealth
  • MHealth applications
  • Telehealth
  • Videoconferencing
  • Web-based education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Oncology(nursing)


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